Headteacher Redhill Academy, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job description

Headteacher
The Redhill Academy

Required: September 2020
Salary: L32 to L36
(Starting salary dependant on skills and experience)

The Redhill Academy is a thriving and over-subscribed 11-18 academy with specialisms in the Performing Arts and Science. In March 2013, Ofsted judged The Redhill Academy to be an outstanding school for the second time. The academy is a founding member of The Redhill Academy Trust and is also a member of the Redhill Teaching School Alliance, and as such, there are excellent CPD opportunities and the chance to work alongside other high performing schools in the region.

The Trust’s core purpose of raising student achievement is reflected in its values, ethos and working practices. This is therefore also an exciting opportunity to join an expanding trust. The Redhill Academy is also the lead school for the Redhill Teaching School Alliance, comprising of over 30 schools with a range of ages and abilities.

We have talented staff, committed and enthusiastic students, strong local partnerships and a wide range of extra-curricular and sporting opportunities for students.

The successful candidate will:
• have a demonstrable proven track record in educational leadership
• be able to provide a compelling strategic vision for the academy
• be able to inspire, challenge and empower all members of the school and wider community to play their part in achieving that vision
• manage resources effectively and innovatively to secure best value and promote the highest achievement for students and staff alike

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact the school on 0115 926 1481 in order to make an appointment.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Andrew Burns, Trust Principal at s.mcneill@theredhillacademy.org.uk

Please also visit our school website: www.theredhillacademy.org.uk/

Closing date: Midday on Monday 24 February 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 March 2020

Essential educational requirements

A relevant graduate qualification to degree level or equivalent
Evidence of recent relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status recognised by the Department of Education

Essential skills and experience

Experience across 11-18 age range
Experience of senior leadership in a secondary school
Experience as a Deputy Headteacher
A proven track record of successful leadership
Building strong working relationships internally and externally
Proven track record of consistently raising attainment
Leading successful school improvement work
Experience of working in an academy
National policy framework, current educational legislation and its impact on schools and their wider communities
Safeguarding principles and practice
Comparative data and performance indicators to establish benchmarks and set targets for improvements
Successful and innovative curriculum development
New technologies for teaching, learning and management
Roles and responsibilities of the Governing Body
Role of Ofsted and the current framework and requirements
Legal aspects of school management
Strategic Planning


About Redhill Academy

Address
Redhill Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 8GX
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Redhill Academy website (opens in a new window)